The Union secured some protections for employees negatively impacted by this office reduction.
Earlier this evening, the Agency and the Union reached an agreement on how to reduce negative impact to affected bargaining unit employees in the implementation of the Maplewood Resident Post remodel, including during the transition period. Some key wins for employees include the expansion of telework and use of privately-owned vehicles (POV) to alleviate office congestion over the transition period, and protection against reduction of employee performance appraisal (PMAP) score due to reduced productivity resulting from packing, moving, and unpacking. Employees will also have a say in the office decor. Continue reading “Agreement Regarding Maplewood Resident Post Remodel”
HHS has provided NTEU with an informational notice that HRSA will implement an electronic PMAP.
HHS provided an informational notice to NTEU that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) plans to implement an electronic Performance Management Appraisal Program (PMAP) called “ePMAP.” According to the notice, the PMAP would not change (no change to the elements and standards or to the formatting), but the electronic format would allow employees to upload feedback and responses directly into the system. The agency also claims that the ePMAP would eliminate the need to keep paper records, although the PMAP would be in a printable, PDF form. Per the notice, employees will be trained on how to use the ePMAP system prior to implementation. Continue reading “Informational Notice of ePMAP in HRSA”